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In Defence of the Monarchy: Why the British Monarchy Matters

The monarchy is not reasonable; what in fact could be more unreasonable than the presumption that the son of a king, even a good king, would necessarily make a wise ruler in turn? For even the greatest of men may have the most foolish of sons: one only needs to look at the glorious Henry V and the impotent...

What is happening to our Northern Ireland veterans is a disgrace

The British Armed Forces currently face many challenges, most of which are self-made by our own Government after decades of defence cuts and because of a failure to stand up for our servicemen and women and look after the interests of our veterans. Nothing symbolises the clear disconnect between the politicians/Government and those who defend our country more than the...

EU attempt to bully Britain over Irish border will not work

The UK will leave the European Union in March 2019, it is vital that during the lead up to our withdrawal the United Kingdom’s integrity as a nation is not put at risk. The UK government must not allow the SNP in Edinburgh the leverage to use Brexit as another mandate for a second referendum on Scotland’s future. Nor...

Britain must spend more on defence, here’s why

The UK is a permanent member of the UN security council, with a duty to uphold global peace and security. It holds the title of the fifth largest economy in the world, the second largest in Europe and the world’s number one ‘soft power’. Taking all those statistics into account, it should have the global defence budget to match...

Why we should celebrate the upcoming Royal Wedding

On Saturday the 19th of May the nation will have the chance to celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle. Whilst the wedding will not be on the scale of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding in 2011, it will still be a great occasion for the nation to unite in celebration for the royal...